The use of compatible cartridge and recycled cartridge in the printers is becoming more common as compared to buying OEM(original equipment manufacturers) cartridges. The compatible cartridges are cost saving whereas the recycled cartridges save money as well as resources and reduces garbage.
These are brand new cartridges which are not OEM manufactured but by a third party. They are produced after careful research and testing and meet the standards of branded cartridges. A common misconception is that by using compatible printer cartridges the printer warranty expires whereas this is not the case.
A cartridge that is refilled with ink and used again is called a recycled cartridge. This is the most economic way of printing if the requirement of printing is large. Nowadays tools are available for refilling the cartridges which are easy to use and cheap to buy. When the spare parts of recycled cartridges like the heads are replaced with new ones then they are called remanufactured cartridges.
Golden Rules to Avoid Any Problem
• Always follow the guidelines for installation given by the printer’s manufacturer because the compatible cartridges are made according to the same specifications as the OEM printer cartridges. So the same guidelines must be used.
• In the case of refilling, always keep the cartridges topped up if you have printers with inbuilt print heads like Lexmark, Hewlett Packard and some Canon printers. This will prevent air bubbles and blocked heads.
• If the cartridge heads are blocked then soak them in window cleaning solution or warm water and then clean with a soft cotton swab.
This Article is written by John C Arkin.
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